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Pinel Family History

Pinel Name Meaning

Spanish (Piñel): habitational name from Piñel in Valladolid province.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pine, Pino, Piner, Pinedo, Pineo, Piel, Pines, Pickel, Zindel, Winkel

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Where is the Pinel family from?

You can see how Pinel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pinel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pinel families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Pinel families living in Massachusetts. This was about 67% of all the recorded Pinel's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Pinel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pinel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pinel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pinel. 42% of Pinel men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farm Laborer
    36%
  • Electrician
    12%
  • Draftsman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Pinel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pinel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pinel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 377 military records available for the last name Pinel. For the veterans among your Pinel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pinel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pinel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pinel in 1962 was 87, and 58 in 2004.

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